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    July 14, 2012
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good morning. coming up next on eyewitness news. >> good morning. i'm meghan mccorkell. a carroll county town rocked, a shooter opened fire into a crowd in front of a popular tavern. >> cracking down, what police are doing to stop a dangerous trend. >> good morning. it's claimed the lives of teens here in maryland and across the country. i'm coming up, how ray rice is trying to stop cyber bullying. >> taking a live look outside. a few clouds over head and some rain maybe on our way. tim williams has more in his first weather warning forecast. eyewitness news saturday morning starts now.
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good morning. welcome to eyewitness news this saturday. it is 6:01. i'm gigi barnett -- bar get. >> and i'm -- barnett. >> and i'm tim williams. definitely know that there are some showers around. we certainly could use the rain. we don't like to have it on the weekend. we want everything. we want to have it when we want it. it is coming through. there are some showers around ann arundel county. not going to see a ton of sun today. it's not going to be the pettyiest of saturdays but not going to be so fire hot either. right now our radar tells a story, there are some showers moving across the region, some of them are
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stronger to the south and southwest of baltimore, between baltimore and dc in the montgomery county area. as you see, there are parts of the area that aren't seeing any rain heading out towards garrett, towards cecil county. this is going to be the key through out the day, there are going to be showers moving through but it will not be a wash out. 87 today, variable clouds with a thunderstorm in the area. mostly cloudy and humid with a thunderstorm in spots around 74. tomorrow after these showers move through the temperatures go up, clouds and sun temperatures in the low 90s and it goes up from there heading into next week. your complete forecast coming up. here's what people are talking about this morning. a quite carroll county neighborhood is reeling on the wake of two murders just two weeks apart. this time police say bullets ripped through a
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restaurant with customers looking on. >> good morning. state police say that shooter is now in custody. he's accused of opening fire into a crowd of about a dozen people outside of a popular lounge. a typical friday night as customers go in and out of harvest inn family restaurant. a different scene early friday morning , this parking lot a crime scene. >> we've never had anything like this happen. . >> just after midnight police say 24-year-old jacob bercher are opened fire. one bullet went straight through the home next door. >> through two bedrooms, through a door and then hit the opposite end of the house. >> steven whit ty was driving by when the bullets started flying. >> i came back and saw a body covered up. >> witnesses say they don't know why he pulled out a gun.
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>> there was no kind of scuffle, no confrontation between him or the person shot. >> this is the second murder in just the past 4 weeks. i'm june 20th a man was stabbed to death by a coworker behind martin grocery store. >> this is very unusual for carroll county. >> after something like that, it's kind of nerve racking. >> nerves sprayed in this town where violence is seldom seen. after the shooting bercher fled the scene but police contacted him and he turned himself in. >> police charged with bercher with first and second degree murder and attempted murder. firefighters are trying to figure out what started a blaze that swept through a montgomery fire complex. take a look at the flames.
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firefighters responded and were able to evacuate 17 people. no one was injured. this morning dozens are homeless. restrictions on city firefighters who like to write on social media sights may be on the way. the firefighter fire -- the fire department is reviewing us policy. the union will meet with the city to discuss the changing. it comes after several firefighters criticized the mayor on websites like twitter for giving the chief a raise after two houses closed down. >> simply to establish concise guidelines and boundary ies -- boundaries. >> meanwhile fire unions want to make sure firefighters still have legal protection when voices personal opinions online. most drivers already know it's illegal to text while
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driving in maryland. police departments across the start are really starting to crack down on violators. >> it's day one for a new patrol in ann arundel county. in a half dozen marked and unmarked unit -- >> trying to find something texting on our their cell phone. >> it's something all of us do. >> it's kids, teens, adults, everybody does it. >> there's one right there. find a good safe place to stop them. >> it's an effort to crack down on all sorts of distracted driving but especially texting behind the wheel. >> you cannot be on your phone at any time. >> it's very dangerous because trucks are taking their eyes off the road for longer periods of time. >> police are learning as they go. >> what i try to do is i pull up to the lights and look down into the vehicles if they're stopped waiting to turn.
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>> it doesn't take much looking. >> she's texting right now. >> it turned out to be a long light. >> the fine for texting while driving is $80 plus one point on your record. punishment isn't the focus for police. >> i issued some citations and some warnings. it depends on the driver and the record. >> the goal today is to educate. >> one stop at a time. >> the ann arundel county police department will continue its crack down on texters for at least the next 4 months. if he would alive would football coach joe paterno face charges in the penn state child sex abuse scandal. that's the question about the way penn state handled sex allegations against jerry sandusky. the report discovered that paterno and several key penn state leaders broke the law by not
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reporting previous child abuse allegations to produce. lead investigator and former fbi director lewis freed said the menu as far back as 1998. >> it was significant and shocking. the four of them, the most powerful people in penn state university made a decision to conceal this information. although concerned to treat the child abuser was expressly stated, no such sentiments were expressed by them to sandusky's victims. >> the report says the men worked tot to cover up -- worked together to cover up the allegations. the former athletic director and senior vice president are awaiting trial on perjury charges. one of those men behind the infamous robocalls in the election is walking free this morning. according to our media partners at the baltimore sun, political consultant july us
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julius henson was released from jail more than a month early. he was convicted of election fraud. it's the battle to stop bullying. ravens star player ray rice joined thousands of parents and teens to help stop more tragedies. more on why the cause is especially personal to the pro-bowl player. >> ray rice first became involved with the cause after learning that a howard county teen had committed suicide. >> constant harassment on social media sites is what caused this young lady to take her past life this april. >> it said i hope you die and kill yourself to my sister. you can't get away from that. >> upset by what happened to grace, the howard county teen's sister has reached out to her
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famous football player. >> i could feel that family's pain. i felt like it was time to get a voice out there. >> ray rice is working with grace's family to spread an antibullying message. tonight he spoke to several thousand kids and parents. >> some of these kids look at me like a roll model. if there's one or two kids in the crowd i've impacted their life. >> it's the first step of a long process. we're dealing with something new. >> because events like this get people to open up and talk about bullying, they bring to light how widespread the problem is. >> i think it's a bigger problem than it used to be. >> a lot of people at my sister's school is getting hurt. >> while rice shows his slebty to celebrity -- celebrity to speak up, rice's parents speak up too.
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>> it will not go away. >> there's still an investigation into grace's death. >> rice says he plans to hold more anti-bullying events in the future. onto sports. the oriels were riding high coming out of the all star break. they took to the field last night against the tigers. first jason ham el gets a short time on the mound after tweaking his knee. the tigers start lighting up the score board. the oriels get blown out 7-2. three games now against the tigers. you can see the series final on sunday here. it's an wjz this sunday. first pitch is at 1:30. they do play today at 4:05. >> i got to say, now that we're in the mid 80s i can breathe. >> mid 80s? >> yeah.
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>> i thought you were talking about the year. >> no, i'm sorry. >> i wasn't sure what you were talking about. >> yeah, i guess i'm back farther than you are. >> take me there. >> that's where i was, i think. you can breathe in the mid 80s. >> yeah . even though it was somewhat over cast yesterday, it was a nice day to me. >> yeah, not bad. you know, as long as it's not a combination of really high heed, really high humidity we can get through it. today temperatures in the mid 80s. all we have to do is deal with a little rain off and on today. at least early on, especially now. we have some showers and storms rolling through around rockville. right now the mid 70s. there you go. 61 right now, your dew point. relative hue midity at 61%. we
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have a south wind at 5 miles an hour. 307.20 is your barometer reading. the barometer high even though the rain is moving through. up and down the 95 corridor there are showers. there are some brighter colors around the dc suburbs, around rockville, heading down around 495 there are some stronger showers and thunder and lighting that's moving into rockville, moving to the north and northeast is the direction of the showers. we're all going to see this through out the day. you see there's not a lot behind it. again, early on we will see these showers. for the most part an off and on event. there will be gray skies all through the day. don't expect to see too much of a break. we have 63 down in oaks city, 63 -- in
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ocean city, 63 cumberland, 6 is oakland, 70 in cecil county, 74 towards dc, 68 westminster, 79 annapolis and on kent island, 75 columbia, 72 rock hall, 71 bel air. winds coming in from the northeast around much of the area, elkin, easton. a bit of a south flow around the airport. variable wind directions because of the high pressure moving off to our east. we're still getting a flow. again, low pressure to our south with the counter clock wise flow bringing in wind. we have two components bringing in wind. however, the major element right now that we are watching is a front that's trying to push through the region. it is a warm front
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that's moving on through, followed by a cold front that's moving on through. when the warm front clears us and the cold front gets out of the area those showers are going to move away as well. our temperatures go way, way up. we're talking about into the 90s tomorrow and close to 100 into the middle of next week. sunset today at 8:32, knot west winds on the -- northwest winds on the bay at 10. no advisories in effect. look for variable clouds today with a shower and thunderstorm in spots, 87 our high. we got to 88 yesterday. 74 tonight, up to 92 tomorrow. there's your first indication that temperatures are going up. more humid again tomorrow as well. look at this, 95 monday, the fronts all clear out and then we sore. 97, the heat index around 100. 97, heat index around 100, then a chance of spotty showers.
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we'll be down to a cool crisp 90 on thursday. >> cool crisp 90, that's what we call it here in baltimore. >> yeah, with the temperatures we've had. >> and some rain really there. what's that ? >> that's our out back rain. still ahead. uniform flap designer speaks out after congress says his olympic out fits should be burned. >> a high spreed speed crash -- speed crash sends a car flying across the intersection. >> the winning lottery numbers from yesterday, there they are. we're coming right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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welcome back to eyewitness news on this saturday morning, july the 14th. we're already towards the middle of the month. cloudy skies and some rain moving across the region. the doppler shows what's coming across the region right now as we take a look at showers and thunderstorms. thunderstorms are in montgomery county around the dc beltway. this is going to be an off and on event through out the day, everyone
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seeing some light rain. we're about 8 inches down for the total of the year. some parts of the area have seen quite a bit. we're starting to see the results of a dry spell. we're looking at our ocean city forecast. it's not too bad. you can see down that way, no rain moving across. a chance of showers through today, 82 with a chance of rain and maybe a thunderstorm in the afternoon. tomorrow 84 with a little more sun. water temperatures now up to 74 degrees. we'll have your complete five day forecast coming up. >> thanks. back to some of the other top head lines. a new jersey town releases video of a car accident in hopes of encouraging drivers to stop on red. keep your eyes on this speeding car coming right towards the camera. it goes right through that red light, gets hit in the intersection and goes airborne.
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police say the driver suffered only minor injuries in that case. they believe he was traveling at least 60 miles an hour. after much out cry designer ralph lauren is responding to the controversy over the usa olympic unix form. -- uniform. the problem isn't the design. several marty bass members of congress -- several members of congress were outraged to learn the suits were made in china. leader harry reid spoke out on this. >> i am so upset. i think the olympic committee should be embarrassed. i think they should burn them and start over. >> now ralph lauren says all future uniforms will be made in the usa but for the upcoming games it's too late for changes now. they will wear the
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uniforms made in china in opening ceremonies on july 27th. a by sr smash and grab story out of texas. a naked man crashes his pick up truck into a mall then tries to steal clothes and shoes. police say 35 year old arthur ortiz was arrested and charged with burglary. call it a prime example of multitasking as a hungry baseball fan makes an impressive catch. this man carrying a tray of food -- a full trade of food, makes a catch between his legs. he not only managed to keep -- wow. okay. to keep hold of his refreshments but also went home with a souvenir.
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>> he's got the ball and dinner. >> okay. where there's a will there's a way. >> you see that all the time, people holding their babies, a cup of beer. >> they do. i think it's reaction and reflexes. you don't think of how you're going to do it, you just see something happening and react. >> i think there's something playing a cool joke, catch this. still to come on eyewitness news saturday morning. >> why are 4th, 5th and 6:00 >> why are 4th, 5th and 6:00 ,,,,,,,,
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87 today with showers off and on. 70 tonight. 92 tomorrow with a chance of afternoon or evening thunderstorms on saturday and sunday. 95 monday. 97, t 97 and then 90. with the rising economic power of china and the continued conflicts in the middle east the united states is facing a shortage of people that can speak arabic and chinese. >> a new program hopes to change that. >> we have 4,000 years before the common era. >> george miller's lesson sounds like a history class. >> it over flows. >> when you're talking about the cradle of civilization it's
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a lot to talk about. this is an arabic class. >> the purpose is to -- for the student to get familiar with middle eastern culture. >> everyone is here for a different reason. >> the religion book is in arabic. i thought it would be good for me to learn arabic to pursue any religion for. >> on the first day such knowledge is exciting. >> what i like about it is that currently i'm learning things that i never learned before. >> okay. arabic isn't the only language being caught. here's the chinese class. 60, 4th, 5th and 6th graders. >> the government has written many articles about how it's difficult to get clearances for these people. we would love our
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american citizens to be able to communicate. >> right now there's funding to continue this program for the next two summers. at fort meade, mike schuh. back to you on tv hill. >> thank you. the handing -- language program is open to all gifted and talented students. still ahead on eyewitness news saturday morning. >> freedom of speech. baltimore's city city's fire department is cracking down on what firefighters can and can't say on twitter. is in it response to harsh criticism of the department? >> shocking beating caught on tape. now the attackers face the judge. >> setting the record straight. why mitt romney is calling an acquisition from president obama ridiculous. all this and more all this and more when eyewitness news saturday,,, 3q
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welcome back to eyewitness news saturday morning. it's 6:31. i'm gigi barnett. >> i'm tim williams. we have cloudy skies and rain has been just kind of off and on through the morning. you can see one little peak there where there's a break of cloud cover and the sun is out there. it's going to be one of those days where the
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showers are off and on. first warning live doppler radar shows there's some rain moving through the 95 corridor and then around the dc suburbs around 495 some storms around rockville. everyone is going to see a little shower activity today, not a wash out of your plans, but just know that they're going to be out there. right now temperatures are in the mid 70s. we have 66 now in haguers town, but the mid 70s across central maryland and 59 the cool spot towards oakland, 63 on the shore. our high today 87, clouds and thunderstorms in the area. 74 tonight, mostly cloudy and humid with a thunderstorm in spots. for tomorrow temperatures start to go up. 92 for your sunday. clouds and a little sun. the thunderstorms in the afternoon. hot and more humid. your complete first warning weather forecast is coming up. >> thank you. the 2012 presidential campaign is heating up. president obama is accusing his
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republican rival mitt romney of lying about his business records. now romney is demanding an apology. danielle nottingham has more this morning in the 2012 campaign report from the white house. >> the 2012 campaign for the white house has a new key issue, the out sourcing of american jobs. president obama and mitt romney traded attacks friday over romney's roll as the ceo of the private equity firm bain capital. the obama campaign says romney personal shipped jobs over seas. >> my opponent, he invested in companies who are called pioneers of out sourcing. >> romney made jobs a center piece of his campaign. he said he took a leave of absence from bain in february 1999 to run the salt lake city olympics and not in control of the company doing the out sourcing. during that time bain filed reports with the
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sec describing romney as sole shareholder, sole director, chief executive and managing director. in an interview with cbs romney called the acquisitions shocking and ridiculous. >> the president keeps trying to divert any attention from his failure to turn around the american economy. >> romney calls on the president to apologize and focus on more important issues. with unemployment over 8%, there aren't many issues more important than jobs. the president has two more campaign events in virginia on saturday. romney will spend the weekend in new hampshire before holding fundraisers in mississippi on monday. >> when asked if one would apologize for making the statements, the obama campaign said no. stay with wjz for complete coverage of campaign 2012. we will continue to bring you the latest on the candidates
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and the issues on air and online at wjz.com. george zimmerman is asking for a new judge for his murder trial. zimmerman's lawyer says the current judge is bias against him after he accused zimmerman of intentionally lying about thousands of dollars in donations. the motion will be reviewed next week. this comes after prosecutors release new evidence in the case. according to transcripts zimmerman called the police at least six time to report suspicious activity in the last year. in one call you can hear his wife telling him not to follow a suspect. >> he just went between the houses to the back. >> he's looking at cars. >> i'm going tot -- >> no, you're not. >> it shows his motive. it is something that he does. he tried to take the law into his own hands. >> zimmerman says he shot
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17-year-old trayvon martin in self-defense. he now faces second degree murder changes and out on a $1 million bond. freedom of speech or five department protection. some firefighters have criticized their bosses on twitter and online. now as mike hellgren reports, the fire chief wants to rewrite the rules on social media. >> the latest heated battle in baltimore city's fire department is over twitter and what firefighters can and can't post on social media. it comes after some criticism of the mayor and chief online, including con controversy over the chief's pay raise when fire documents are closing. one tweet said, save yourself, there's no medics but you can call the mayor on the video phone. the department says the new guidelines are not to effect free speech. >> simply to establish concise
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guidelines and bount bound -- boundaries for which our members are communicate concerns. >> still the firefighters union is troubled enough that they're meeting with lawyers and the department next week. >> that's our main concern is firefighters are protected. that's our only concern. >> i want to make sure our remembers are covered -- members are covered. >> the employees can face punishment in limited situations. the maryland general assembly that says you do not have to share your user names and passwords with your employers. >> it's like tapping a phone and listening to phone conversations. >> like the fire department, baltimore city police are also working on a social media policy. they say no specific problems are behind that push. mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness
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news. >> meanwhile the department has no official deadline to put the social media policies into effect. caught on tape. a massive fire in bethany beach, delaware. amateur video shows firefighters battling flames at a home in the pricey community. just 8 hours later, that same house caught fire again. fire investigators believe an ocean breeze helped rekindle the blaze. no one was injured, but the house a complete loss. he was sentenced to 2 months in jail and now he's a free man this morning. according to our media partner, julius henson was released a month early for good behavior. he asked to leave jail to visit his dying mother. the jury found him guilty for with holding a prior robocall tag line but he was acquitted of more serious charges. another major blow to the
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legacy of penn state coach joe paterno in the wake of a report in the jerry sandusky sex trial. investigators strongly criticize penn state for the way it handled sexual abuse allegations against sandusky. the report discovered that paterno and several key penn state leaders broke the law but not reporting previous child abuse allegations to police. lead investigator and former fbi director lewis freed said the men learned of the behavior as far back as 1998. >> it's significant and shocking that the four of them, the most powerful people ful in penn state -- people in penn state university they with held this information. no sentiments were expressed by them. >> the report says the men intentionally covered up the allegations to protect penn state's reputation. the university's former athletic
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director and former senior vice president are awaiting trial on perjury charges. jp morgan chase says it's giant trading blunder earlier this year was much more serious than first reported. more on the fall out for the bank and its traders. >> a bad trade at jp morgan chase has cost the bank $5.8 billion so far this year. that's nearly triple the $2 billion the bank first disclosed. ceo jamie diamond said he's fired the managers in charge of that trade and the company is taking back 2 years worth of pay from them. >> they say they're doing all the right things. time will tell if they really are. >> the trading loss came from the london's office. >> when jp morgan first started investigating the loss the xeef
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executive dismissed it -- executive director dismissed it. he admits the blunder has shaken the company. >> we don't take it lightly diamond told analysts but we think it's an isolated event. even with the loss, jp morgan made a $5 million profit. it listed financial shocks and analysts point out jp morgan's loss may be another bank's gain. >> there's another side to this trade. we just don't know who that is. >> we don't know if the damage is over yet. diamond admitted the bad trade could generate future losses, as much as another $1.7 billion. >> jp morgan's earnings were better than expected and lifted the stock by 6% on friday. john hopkins hospital welcomes back it's most precious
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patients, included bernadette woods. her children went back to visit the staff that bern net, her matt -- bernadette, her husband matt and boys danny and tommy. their doctors and nurses treat 600 infants a year. this is the 100th anniversary. >> her boys are getting so big. >> they're getting huge. >> they'll be a year next month. . >> they were born during the storm last year and the name of the storm just slips my mind. how i can forget it, i don't know. >> all the storms you've covered. >> i know. right now in the height of a hurricane moving through. they have a -- you have a 50/50 chance of getting them right. she's told me a million times how to know the difference. >> at least you know their names. >> they're going to be as strong as ray lewis when they get finished lifting those boys. >> they're boying now. >> -- they're big now.
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>> they sure are. shower s moving through, nothing like the storm that rolled through here when they were born. no hurricanes in the forecast. thank goodness. just a few showers, maybe a few clouds. thunderstorm here or there. variety of stuff, typical summertime stuff. after we show you our oriels forecast. today oriels are in town. tigers are in town playing them. first pitch at 4:05. cloudy with a thunderstorm possible through the afternoon. we have to get duck ki when they're home. we have to get duck ki out. it's going to be maybe a little driz are l, maybe a -- drizzle, maybe a little rain through out the afternoon. that's for all of us. if you plan ongoing to the game, dress with the poncho maybe. first warning live doppler ray dor shows -- radar shows what's going on now. we have some showers moving through. the rain that's heaviest is around
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the dc suburbs. we have some showers flairing up around 495 around rockville. the rest of us seeing some spotty rain off and on through this morning already. some of it heavier in northern baltimore county. it's moving to the north and northeast. after this waive moves on through here, you're likely not going to see a ton of more rain through out the day, but it is going to be spotty and off and on. the chance of some thunderstorms will be with us off and on again primarily through the afternoon. we have 75 degrees right now, as our temperature at bwi. 59 oakland, 63 on the shore, 70 in elkin, 71 bel air, we go into the mid 70s near columbia, 73 rock hall, 79 annapolis and 79 kent island. winds have been variable through out the day, just a light wind. a good bit of the area is seeing wind coming in with some type of
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an eastern component. a northeast wind town towards easton, a southeast wind around oakland. so, again, that eastern flow is wrapped around the low pressure, primarily bringing that counter clock wise flow around the south. that front is still stalled down to our south, one that moved through five days ago. high pressure is moving off the coast and moving off to the east. that is also bringing around the clock wise flow bringing winds from the east. we have two forms of this wind pushing across the region. now, what's going to send our temperatures way up is this warm front moving through the region that will come through here tomorrow, followed by a cold front. these two are responsible largely for the spotty showers. as soon as they clear the area, the temperatures are going to go up. today the mid 80s as our daytime high will be in the mid 90s tomorrow and through the rest of the week topping out with a heat
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index around 100 heading into tuesday and wednesday. 8:32 your sunset time today. going up to 87 today. we got to 88 yesterday. we'll be in that zone again today. spotty showers through out the evening and a chance of thunderstorms. 74 tonight. look for 92 sunday, hot and more humid. 95 on monday, 97 tuesday and we understand, 90 on thursday with lows in the 70s and upper 60s. still ahead on eyewitness news saturday morning, police say they attacked a man and put it on the internet. now they will learn their fate coming up. >> a serial bank robber had good reason to fear his judge. you won't believe the sentence handed down. that's coming up when eyewitness news saturday morning returns. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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some rain outside, welcome back to eyewitness news saturday morning at 6:49. it is 75 degrees, cloudy and wet. three young men convicted in the video tape beating of a gay man will spend the next 5 years behind bars. the brutal attack was captured on tape in february and up loaded to the internet. it shows the man purging punch
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-- punching and kicking another man as he walked out after a grocery store. a 4th suspect is still on the loose. a kron verdicted bank robber in colorado will spend a lifetime -- a convicted bank robber in colorado will spend a lifetime behind bars and some. a judge sentenced him to 1256 years behind bars. kenner robbed eight banks in december of 2010. he was caught following a robbery. the a accused accomplice is scheduled for trial in october. friday the 13th proved to be lucky for one fan at the popular cbs show the big bang theory. thousands of fans lined up just for the chance to meet the cast. this lucky fan was surprised with the trip of a lifetime, a free trip to space.
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>> have you ever even thought of going to space? >> no, that was never a possibility. i'm so glad that i'm getting the chance to do this. i'm so excited. >> she did not look excited. >> no , not at all. >> she looked scared to death. the company organizing the trip plans to begin offering space flights next year. currently tickets for the 10 minute sub orbit ride sell for $95,000 per person. >> so the next question is, people win cars and sell them, how much is she going to sell that for? >> well, at least $95,000. >> get all your money. >> i wonder if she'll go. >> she looked horrified though. >> she did. i don't know that i'd go. i'd say i would but you can talk tough until you're spaced with it. >> no, take me to hawaii or something. that's where i want to go, hu hi. still -- to go, hawaii.
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we are not even half way through the summer and the maryland food is in need rg but it's not for -- need, but it's not for food. >> after eight days of nearly back to back code red heat advisories and no air-conditioning after the june 29th storm thousands of marylanders sought relief at cooler centers. the water that helped cool them off is now in short supply. >> when it's an unusually hot spell for a long period of time, that inventory depletes quickly. >> the maryland food bank provides water for dozens of cooling centers across the state and have so far distributed
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70,000 bottles, twice as many as last year. now it's not food donations they need. sdmrsz -- >> no, we need water. >> four weeks ago this storage was filled with water. now it's only a quarter full. >> we have to figure out how we are going to get our inventories back to where we need them. >> as volunteers continue to help families who lost power. >> the agencies that we serve out in the community are helping people to become whole again after the storm. >> hope rests in donors to replenish their empty shelves with more than 2 months left of summer. >> that was and reyoorea reporting. the maryland food bank helps 500,000 across the state. that's a lot of people. >> that's quite a few. we will be back in just a moment.,,,,,,,
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that's the first hour of our saturday morning news.
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another hour coming up. he's going to have the weather. >> i'm trying to click to the weather now. it's definitely going to be a damp day. we will talk about that in just a few moments. we will talk at summer we will talk at summer
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good morning. coming up next on eyewitness news. >> a carroll county town
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rocked, a shooter opened fire into a crowd in front of a popular tavern. the disturbing details straight ahead. >> cracking down, what police are doing to stop a dangerous trend on the road. >> good morning. it's claimed the lives of teens here in maryland and across the country. coming up, how ray rice of the ravens is trying to stop cyber bullying. >> a live look outside shows some shadow clouds in our area. tim williams has the first warning weather forecast. is that pimlico? eyewitness news saturday morning starts now.
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good morning. welcome to eyewitness news saturday morning. it's 7:01. i'm gigi barnett. >> i'm tim williams. temperatures in the 60s and 70s , even some 50s out there. the one consistent thing is there are some showers out there. you see from our wjz out back there is some rain moving across television hill. many of us are waking up to some showers right now. that's going to be pretty much the order of the day, off and on rain moving across the area. take a look at first warning live doppler radar. the only thunder and lightening we see is down in montgomery county. it will eventually move across the region but much of that is going to start dying out. you see many patches of showers as well as many patches of clear sky and really the clear sky is not sunshine, it's just a lack of rain we'll call it for right now.
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that's going to be the case if you have plans through out the day. 87 today, clouds with a thunderstorm in the area. the thunderstorms will move on through. mostly cloudy tonight 74. temperatures go up into the 90s starting tomorrow and we could be near 100 by the middle of the week. your complete first warning weather forecast coming up. here's what people are talking about this morning. a quite carroll county community is reeling in the wake of two murders just two weeks apart. bullets ripped through a restaurant with customers looking on. >> good morning. state police say that shooter is now in custody. he's accused of opening fire into a crowd of about a dozen people outside of a popular lounge. a typical friday night as customers go and in and out of harvest inn family restaurant. a different scene friday morning, this parking lot a crime scene. >> we've never had anything
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like this happen at all. >> just after midnight police say 24-year-old jacob bercher opened fire, killing 36-year-old david garrett and injurying 25-year-old gary hail. one bullet went straight through the room next door. >> through two bedrooms, through a door and then hit the opposite end of the house. >> steven whitty was driving by when the bullets started flying. >> came back later and saw a body covered up. it was ridiculous. >> witnesses say they don't know why bercher pulled out a gun. >> there was no kind of scuffle, no confrontation between him or the person shot. >> this is the second murder in just the past four weeks. on june 20th a man was stabbed to death by a coworker behind martin's grocery store. an arrest also made in that case. >> it's very unusual for the elders berg area, for carroll county. carroll county has one of the lowest crime rates in the
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state. >> after something like that, it's nerve racking. >> nerves sprayed in this town where violence is seldom seen. after the shooting bercher fled the scene but police contacted him and convinced him to turn himself in. >> police charged bercher with first and second degree murder and attempted murder as well. firefighters are trying to figure out what sparked a blaze that swept through a montgomery county apartment complex. take a look at the flames that trapped more than a dozen people inside this building yesterday. firefighters responded and were able to rescue about 17 people inside. no one was injured but dozens now are left homeless this morning. most drivers already know it's illegal to text while driving in maryland. police departments across the state are ready to crack down on violators. >> it's day one for a new patrol in ann arundel county.
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in a half dozen marked and unmarked units the target -- >> trying to find something texting on on their cell phone. >> it's something a lot of us do. >> it's kids, teens, adults, everybody. it's unfortunate. >> there's one right there. find a good safe place to stop them. >> it's an effort to crack down on all sorts of distracted driving, but especially texting behind the wheel. >> you cannot be on your phone whether you're stopped at a red light or physically driving. >> it's dangerous because folks are taking their eyes off the roads for longer periods of time. >> it's not running a radar for speeders. sdmrsz what -- >> what i try to do is pull up to the liths, look down into the vehicles. >> she's texting right now. >> it turned out to be a long light. >> the fine for texting while driving is $80 plus one point on your record.
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punishment isn't the focus for police today. >> i've issued some citations and a lot of warning. it depends on the driver and their record for what they did. >> one stop at a time. >> the ann arundel police department will continue its crack down on texters for at least the next 4 months. if he were alive would joe paterno face charges in the penn state child abuse scandal. that's the question being asked in the wake of the report about the way penn state handled sexual abuse allegations against jerry sandusky. the report discovered thatter know and several -- that paterno and several key state employees broke the law but not reporting it to police. lewis freed said the men learned of sandusky's behavior as far back as 1998.
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>> what's significant and shocking is that the four of them, the most powerful people in penn state university made a decision to conceal this information. although concerned to treat the child abuser humanely was expressly stated, no such sentiments were expressed by them to sandusky's victims. >> the report also says the men worked together to cover up the allegations to protect penn state's reputation. the former athletic drok former@let former -- director and senior vice president are facing charges on perjury. one of the men behind the robocalls is walking free this morning. according to our media parts at the baltimore sun, consultant julius henson was released for jail a month early for good rehaif your. a judge -- for good behavior. a judge sentenced him to two months behind bars. it is a battle to stop
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bullying. star ravens player ray rice joined thousands of parents and teens to help stop more tragedies. monique griego has more on why this cause is especially personal to the player. >> good morning. ray rice first became involved with the cause after learning that a howard county teen committed suicide. tonight her family was there as he spread his message. >> constant harassment is what drove 15-year-old grace mckoe millionth to take her own life. >> just saying i hope you die and go kill yourself to my sister. you can't get away from that. >> upset by what happened to grace the howard county teen's sister has reached out to her favorite football player. >> you can feel that family's pain. i felt that pain and it felt like it's time to get a voice out there. >> ray rice of the ravens is now working with grace's family to spread an anti-bullying message. tonight he spoke to several thousand kids and
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parents at mary weather post pavilion. >> some of these kids look at me as a role model. if there's one or two kids in the crowd i've impacted their lives. >> it's the first step in a long process because we're dealing with something new. >> because events like this get people to open up and talk about bullying, it brings to light how big the problem is. >> a lot of people at my sister's school are getting hurt. >> while rice using his celebrity to show kids and teens it's okay to speak up, grace's parents hope adults do their part. >> take it seriously, don't expect them to ignore it and it will go away. >> there's still an ongoing criminal investigation into grace's death. >> rice says he plans to hold more anti-bullying events in the future. the oriels were riding high
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out of the all star break but that was before they took the field against the tigers. first starting pitcher jason hamel had a short night on the mound after tweaking his knee. with hamel gone the tigers start lighting up the score board. the oriels get blown out 7-2. three games against the tigers, the second one today. you can see the last game tomorrow right here on wjz. it's m asn on wjz this sunday, tomorrow, first pitch at 1:30. today they're playing at 4:05. tlm could be forsee by a rain delay -- there could be forsee by a rain delay. we'll look at temperatures just around 85, our high is 87. about 85. cloudy, thunderstorm possible, game time temperature
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in the 80s and then it should be pretty consistent and stop dropping as we lose the heat of the day. first pitch at 4:05. >> all right . i'm ready. >> just dress for the weather. take a look at first warning live doppler radar. we'll give you an idea of what's going on around the area. we talked about these chances of thunderstorms. we see one just north of the state line moving past york. we have another one down around the dc suburbs. that one is moving in our general direction. it's been going through changes. we've seen it flair up, start to lose a bit of its punch. right now it's just around the laurel area, up towards columbia. the direction of that storm should have it actually moving into our region over the next hour. as you see, it is starting -- the leading edge of it is starting to lose a little be bit of its strength -- a little bit of
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itself strength there. we should see it in about an hour, just after our program is over at 8:00. that's the order of the day, off and on showers, not a wash out of your plans. just know the storms may pop up, move through. we will see cloudy skies. right now temperatures are reflecting a bit of a cool down where the showers moved through. temperatures in the 60s. 70s up and down the corridor. 63 one of the cooler spots, 69 westminster, 79 kent island, 73 rock hall and columbia, 73 in bel air and well as 74 towards dc. wind coming in from the north at 7 miles an hour at bwi, a bit of an eastern flow from elkin down towards easton. a northeast wind in elkin actually. just a bit of tilt in that arrow. nothing too
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gusty, but the winds are going to be picking up at times when the storms roll through here. a lot of activity around. still dealing with that stalled front to our south and low pressure system driving that. it's just going to linger for the next day or so. we also have high pressure that is moving offshore. that's allowing for the rain to move on into the area. couple that with a warm front followed by a cold front that's starting to push into the area from the west. that's going to get here tomorrow and then start the clean on out of here. all of those dynamics bring us the chance of showers and some thunderstorms. what's going to happen after that warm front moves on out of here, cold front follows, that drags primarily across the northern tier of our viewing area, into central pennsylvania. our temperatures are going to go up. high pressure builds back in, more sunshine heading into the week. more of a flow in from the west and southwest and our temperatures go back in the 90s near 100 deagree 0 -- degree
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range into the middle of the week. sunset time at 8:32 today. 87 today, clouds with a thunderstorm out there. they are in spots. 74 tonight with that chance of showers and widely scattered storms. thunderstorms again tomorrow, more humid though than today and temperatures are little bit warmer, 92. 95 on monday, 97 on tuesday, 97 on wednesday, the heat index on both of those days near 100, and then 90 on thursday with a little more sun. over night lows staying in the low 70s and upper 60s. still ahead on eyewitness news saturday morning. a crime caught on tape. now the attackers in this beating are facing a judge. details straight ahead. >> a high speed crash sends a car flying into an intersection. why police say other drivers should take notice. >> it's time for a horse show. wjz is
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live at pimlico. that's coming up. >> first here are yesterday's winning lottery numbers. good luck. we're back in just a moment. stick around. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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welcome back to eyewitness news on this saturday morning, july 14th. taking a look at a cloudy and somewhat damp saturday shaping up. scattered showers around the region, some storms towards dc, around the 495 beltway loop. take a look at first warning live doppler radar. you see the showers just balloon up and flair up. one towards york that moved just past the state line here over the last hour or so. this one down around dc, we've watched start to move into our general area. it's moving past olding now up near columbia. it will be in our area over the next maybe hour or so. for the most part, it is down -- the leading edge of it around columbia. we may hear some rumbles of thunder around 695 or so over the next hour. if you're heading down
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towards ocean city, not too bad right now. temperatures going up to 82, expect a chance of showers or thunderstorms. no wash out of any plans no matter where you are in the state today. just know the showers could be out there. 84 tomorrow with less chance of rain. water temperature now 77. we'll have your five day first warning forecast coming up. today 87 with showers around. we'll be back in just a moment with your full forecast. back to some other stories people talking about. three young men convicted in the video tape beating of a gay man will spend the next 5 years behind bars. the attack was caught on tape in february and up loaded to the internet. it shows the men punching and kicking another man. each suspect will also serve 5 years probation. a 4th suspect is still on the loose. a new jersey town releases
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dramatic video of a car accident in hopes of encouraging other drivers to stop on red. keep your eyes on this speeding car coming towards the camera. it goes right to the red light and hits that intersection. the car goes airborne and lands in the opposite lane. police say mir rack lousily the driver only suffered minor injuries. they believe he was traveling at least 60 miles an hour. friday the 13th proved to be lucky for one fan of the popular cbs show the big bank theory. thousands of fans lined up yesterday just for the chance to meet the cast. this lucky fan was surprised with the trip of a lifetime, a trip into space. the tickets for the 10 minute ride sells for $10 minute ride sells for 95000 per person. >> she looked happy when she
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won. >> she thought he was going to la to see the show. >> well out to space. if you did not know, the governor has declared today the totally thoroughbred horse show day for all of maryland. >> to get into the spirit you may want to see some totally thoroughbred horses down at pimlico. wjz is already live there. we're joined now by georgeann hail with the maryland jockey club. >> reporter: good morning. >> you said this is going to go on rain or shine. >> yes, it certainly is. hopefully the rain is supposed to stop soon i hope. >> now, tell us what the totally thoroughbred horse show means for folks coming down. what do they get to see, what do they get to do? >> we have three rings. we have over almost 200 different horses that we'll be showing in the three rings at the same time. the one thing they all have in common is they're all
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thoroughbreds. >> horse racing in maryland isn't as big as it used to be. this can get many more people out to see what it's all about. >> yes, it can and it will get people to realize the thoroughbreds have other occupations after racing with all the bad pshg -- pr about horses breaking down in racing. thoroughbreds can show, fox hunt. you'll see the number of people that have changed the occupation of thoroughbreds after racing and how happy the horses are. sdlsz we -- >> we saw that with i'll have another. he won the first two races of the triple county and he has a bright future. >> a lot of horses will not be making the money he's going to be making. >> go ahead. >> they're going to enjoy it almost as much. >> you have 500 horses participating in the event today? >> 500 different entries. >> okay .
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>> probably over 200 different horses. you know, the horses can go in more than one class. >> that's still a lot. 200 is still a lot. >> it is a lot. >> give us the time, the cost. >> it's free admission. the classes will all start at 10:00. you'll see horses just on the flat, horses jumping, one foot for horses that haven't been jumping that long, up to horses jumping 3 feet which are the more experienced horses. it's open to the public. we have vendors and good food and benches. -- beverages. if the rain stops it will be a good day. >> thank you. it starts at 10:00 this morning. >> weather should cooperate, it is not going to be a wash out. still to come on eyewitness news saturday morning. >> i'm mike schuh. this nayval
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academy grad is going to be swimming in london. he's training here in baltimore. there's something about this navy lieutenant you need to know. know. his story next.,,,,,,,,,,,, 3q
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near 100. 90 on thursday. some breaking news to tell you about. police are on the scene of an officer involved shooting in west baltimore. it happened a little while ago, about an hour ago in the 5100 block of arbutis avenue. the officer was not injured but no other details have been released yet. we'll bring you more information as it becomes available. coming up on eyewitness news saturday morning. >> freedom of speech. i'm mike hellgren, baltimore city fire department is cracking down on what firefighters can and can't say on twitter. is it in response to harsh criticism of the department? >> mitt romney is calming out the white -- calling out the white house for making fiery comments about his record. why he's demanding,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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welcome back to eyewitness news saturday morning. it's wet outside at 7:31. i'm gigi barnett. >> i'm tim williams. it is wet. we have showers moving across the area. we have rain in some parts of the region and one familiar thunderstorm we've been -- particular thunderstorm we have been watching moving
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towards columbia. if you're down around elevator quit city you will hear rumbles of thunder. that little l cell has -- little cell has been breaking up but still bringing rain. widely scattered showers and drizzle around the area through the day. rain moving through the region, more humid today into tomorrow. our temperatures right now in the 70s, as low as 50. 59 in oakland, as high as 77 down at the river. our daytime high 87, clouds with thunderstorms in the area. lows around 74. your complete forecast coming up. >> thanks. now here's what people are talking about this morning. the 2012 presidential campaign is becoming more intense. president obama is accusing his republican rival mitt romney of lying about his business record. now romney demanding an apology.
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danielle nottingham has the report from the white house. >> the 2012 campaign for the white house has a new key issue, the out sourcing of american jobs. president obama and mitt romney traded attacks friday over romney's role as the ceo of the private equity firm bain capital. the obama campaign says romney shipped jobs over seas. >> my opponent invested in companies called pioneering of out sourcing. >> romney made jobs a center piece of his campaign. he said he took a leave of absence from bain in february 1999 to run the salt lake city olympics and not in control of the company doing the out sourcing. during that time bain filed report with the security and exchange commission describing romney as sole shareholder, share director,
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chief executive, president and managing director. in an interview romney called the accelerate soigss shocking and ridiculous. >> the president trying to divert his failure from turning around the economy. sdmrsz -- >> with unemployment over 8%, there aren't anymore issues more important than jobs. the pot has two more campaign events in virginia on saturday. romney will spend the weekend in new hampshire before holding fund raise ers in mississippi on -- raisers in mississippi on monday. at the white house, danielle nottingham. >> when asked if he would apologize for making statements the obama campaign said no. stay with wjz for complete coverage of campaign 2012. we'll continue to bring you the latest on the candidates and the issues on air and online at wjz.com. freedom of speech or fire
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department protection? some firefighters have criticized their bosses on twitter and now as mike hellgren reports, the fire chief wants to rewrite the rules on social media. >> the latest heated battle in baltimore city's fire department is over twitter and what firefighters can and can't post on social media. it comes after some fiery criticism of the mayor and chief on line, including controversy over the pay raise of the fire chief when stations are closing. the department says the new guidelines are not to repress free speech but to make sure intelligence is not divulged and only accurate information is given. >> simply to establish concise good lines and boundaries. it must be done decently and orderly. >> the firefighters union is
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troubled enough they're meeting with lawyers and the department next week. >> that's our main concern, firefighters are protected. >> i want to make sure our members are covered legally. >> the criticism won't banish. some say it will drive firefighters understood ground and they will post unanimously. >> the supreme court ruled the employees can face punishment for what they say on social media. maryland general assembly passed a law saying you don't have to share your user name and passwords with employers. >> it's like tapping a phone and listening to phone conversations. >> like the fire department, ball mother city police are also working on a social media policy. they say no specific problems are behind that push. mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >> right now the department has no official deadline to put the social media policies into effect. the political operative sentence to two months in jail
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for his roll in the 2010 election robocall scandal is a free man this morning. julius henson was released a month early for good behavior. he asked to leave jail to visit his dying mother. a jury found the former consultant guilty of with holding a required robocall tag line but it was acquitted of more serious charges, including election fraud. there is an extraordinary man training in baltimore who will soon go swim in london. sacrifice is part of any athlete's journey. bradley snider gave first to his country. >> ready, go. >> when it's dawn and you're here you know something about sacrifice. >> 65. good. >> lieutenant bradley snider swam for the navl academy. >> i had to work harder. >> that
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caught the attention of the network. his tour of iraq went well, afghanistan did not. >> i was trying to get a litter to one out of our other causalities and stepped on a second device. the last thing he saw is he still had legs. >> he's been blind for less than a year. >> go. >> part of his therapy began here. >> to be able to hop back into the pool and to be good at something, to excel was a nice part from the rest of the day that was a challenge. >> so good in just a few months he became the fastest blind swimmer in the world. >> it's attitude is outstanding. >> now he's a contender for a gold metal exactly one year to the day after losing his sight he will swim in his best event. >> i'm looking forward to that day. being able to compete in
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london means that to me i conquered my disability. i have succeeded. >> he sacrificed his eyesight to clear safe lanes for others, an unforeseen past. >> an injury like this really is -- it can kind of shake at the core of you. to be able to succeed on this level really just gives me a lot of confidence moving forward in other aspects of my life. where i want to end up is on the top of the podium with my flag being raised. >> his team also runs the swim team at layola university. don't miss out on an easy way to save money when it comes to your home. some ideas on how you can be an energy saver. >> good morning. in today's energy saver, how to save money by doing smart laundry. about 90% of the energy used for washing clothes is used heating the water. switch from hot to
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warm and it will cut the energy load in half. if you have a smaller load make sure to adjust the water level setting. i'm mary bubala, trying to help you be an energy saver. >> thank you. for more information on how you can be an energy saver, go to wjz.com, scroll down the right hand side of the page and click on our special section. saving a lot of energy today. there's rain outside, heat not so high, we're going to be okay today. >> you won't have to water your lawn today. these are the types of rain we need. they come through, no severe weather associated with them, just some nice steady soaking rain. unfortunately the timing is the weekend and there's so many activities planned. you know, it will not be a wash out of the day. we're already starting the see. some improvement -- to see some improvement. we have rain moving through. now it's kind of concentrated. you can see one ball of rain there.
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when we first started this program a little more than an hour ago it was all widely scattered moving across the entire state. we had a few thunderstorms embedded in this system, most of those now have started to lose their punch. we had some north of the state line, the one that's near columbia now has started to break up just a little bit. that was much more intense a little while ago than it is now. you're seeing a pors of it around laurel -- portion of it around laurel. it has started to lose a bit of its punch. we are still seeing damp conditions through out the day. this is going to be the case off and on. there will be times of showers then a bit of a lull in the rain and then we'll see cloudy skies, maybe even a peak of sun and more showers rolling through here probably this afternoon. take a look at our temperatures right now. 73 degrees at bwi marshall, 78% humidity with the north wind. our forecast for
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the oriels game at 4:05, a chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon, 85, cloudy, other wise -- again, tigers in town taking on our birds. 59 oakland right now, 64 cumberland, 67 ocean city where the water temperature is about 77, 66 in westminster, 73 bel air and in columbia, 79 in annapolis and on kent island, 75 in rock hall. winds coming in with a bit of an eastern component for most of the state. a north wind around the airport. nothing too gusty but a chilly kind of wind when that rain is coming down and cooling the air. we have in play is that front stalled down to our south still bringing in some rain and some clouds. it's adding to the moisture in our over all forecast. a front pushing through the region that's going to get here tomorrow. it's a warm front followed by a cold front. that's going to change our temperature structure. when that warm front comes through
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it's going to help pull in some warmer air from the south. the cold front stays to our north and just kind of drags across the area. when they both get out of here after tomorrow our temperatures start to go up. the 90 degree range tomorrow, around 92. the way it all plays today, today 8:32 your sunset time with a northwest wind on the bay at 10, no advisories. today up to 87, variable clouds with a thunderstorm in the area as we've already seen. 74 tonight, mostly cloudy with a thunderstorm in spots. look at this temperature change, 92 tomorrow, 95 monday, 97 tuesday and wednesday with a heat index around 100 and 90 on thursday. still to come on eyewitness saturday morning, don't let the frequent 90 degree temperatures fool you, it's still cold season outside. dr. bill howard will tell you how to stay safe and healthy coming up. >> coming up, what it's going to take to get the washington
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monument reopened after last year's east coast earthquake. year's east coast earthquake. that,,
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wet roads in baltimore. welcome back to eyewitness news saturday morning at 7:46. it is 73 degrees outside. it may have stood up to at least last summer's big east coast earthquake but the washington monument needs a lot of help. it needs $15 million and a half -- and a year and a half in repairs. >> you can see tourists look up but that's all they can do at the washington monument. it's been closed to visitors since it was rattled in a 5.8 earthquake from last august. not everyone knows that. >> coming from georgia we're looking toer -- forward to visiting it. >> i would love to take the kids up to see all of washington dc. great experience for them. >> the structural engineers who expected the monument found cracks, missing stone and flipped panels of marble. to if
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-- to fix it. >> the work is difficult, getting there is more difficult. >> that means extensive prop ration. >> the main thing is the scaffolding. it's difficult to get to. we need to put it around the whole thing. >> with the end effect looking something like that although that could be a tourist draw all in its own. >> i've seen when they had scaffolding on the statute of liberty. it's kind of cool. >> it's a neat engineering thing. >> $15 million has been set aside for repairs although it could cost more. >> we hope to mobilize in september. if everything goes well we could be done by late 2013. we'll have to come back then. >> take in the view from the inside. still ahead on eyewitness news saturday morning. >> we're talking about summer
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cold season. it's understood way, believe it or -- it's underway believe it or not. how you can stay safe and healthy through out it. we will hav,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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i'm feeling much better now. about 4 weeks ago i had the most dreadful cold. it laid me out. >> we all stayed away from you. >> they did. you know what, that's happening to you, you can knock that thing out before it gets you. we have dr. bill here this morning making a house call. >> that's right. >> you know , i like to discuss big topics, heart transplants, ruptured spleens, fractured hips but tuesday i got hit with a
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summer cold. i said it's a sign to talk about it. >> i didn't give it to you. >> no , i can't blame you. i wish i could but i can't. >> difference in summer colds and winter colds? >> there really isn't a lot. there's two different viruses. that's the only difference. everything else pretty much the same. >> i'll tell you what symptoms i had. >> okay. >> i had a sore throat. >> it often starts with that. >> that's me. sore throat. i was sneezing. i had a horrible cough. >> she sounded like barry white. >> i did. >> i wouldn't mind sounding like that. you might be different. >> what are the other symptoms? i was on track. >> those are exactly -- in fact, i may start coughing any minute now. it's pretty much common cold symptoms. you just feel bad all over. >> in the winter the cold temperatures kill the germs and
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the colds go away faster, in the summer -- glsz -- >> there's a word for that. >> what's that? >> baa low knee. >> how long do they last in the summer? >> summertime usually about three to five days. one thing about them though, they often come back again. you've got to give you immune system a little bit of a break and chance to over come this. you really should slow down a little bit of activity. there's some advise too, things like -- there's an article that i looked up. it says if you get it you should go stay in bed. it's summertime, you don't do that. another one says to improve your immune system do a lot of laughter. >> laughter, the best medicine. >> that's something you don't want to do at this time. . >> i bet you didn't feel laughing. >> not at all. >> what do you do?
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>> take it easy, hydrate. air-condition ing ing will dehydrate you. >> hold it right there. that was the issue i had. we're going to come back. when we come back we're going to talk more about this. i was so dehydrated. we'll be back in just a moment with more. ,,,,,,,,
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dr. bill during my cold i took a lot of medicines, some of those you can't get ready. >> i got this last night for show and tell, sudafed. you have to get it from behind the counter, show your driver's license and sign a waiver you're not going to make meth with it. >> cough drops. >> could have -- calf cough drops are good. i have some zinc cough drops.
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>> that will do it. >> that's all you can do. take it easy because the virus is tougher than you are. relax, heat well, hydrate. >> don't think it's odd you have one during the summer. >> it's going the happen. >> dr. bill, thank you. that's our report. we'll,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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